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Old-fashioned fair to open in Clarkesville
Carnival rides, baking contests at Chattahoochee Mountain Fair
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With the fall season around the corner, it means time for festivals and fairs is near.

The Chattahoochee Mountain Fair 2016 will launch the festival season in Clarkesville. The fair will run from Sept. 9-17 at 182 Ga. 17 in Clarkesville.

Tickets are $5 for ages 13 and older, $3 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 years old and younger. Only cash is accepted at the fair entrance. Parking is free.

The fair will feature a rodeo, horse show, adult art and photography contests, craft competitions and livestock judging. Homemaker demonstrations, canning and baking competitions, and exhibits featuring crafts and tractors will be part of the fair.

For students, 4-H and FFA youth exhibits will be featured. The Second Graders’ Clothesline Art Show will be sponsored by LifeSprings.

Entertainment will be provided by Sam’s Path Petting Zoo, Lew-E the Clown, Off to the Funny Farm and Gene Cordova the ventriloquist.

Live music is schedule for most nights of the fair.

Unlimited ride bracelets are $20 on Saturdays and $15 on Tuesday. All other nights is $18. Individual tickets will also be available.

Ticket booths open at 5 p.m. weekdays and 1 p.m. Saturdays and Sunday. Rides will open at 6 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

The fair will close at 10 p.m. every night except Saturdays when it will close at 11 p.m.

Pets and smoking are prohibited.

For more information, call 706-768-6890 or visit

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